ST. LOUIS – A 40-year-old woman was shot and thrown from a moving vehicle Saturday morning.

The incident happened around 10:00 near Riverview and Halls Ferry Road. Police said it was a domestic dispute. She told investigators, she got into an argument with a man and when she tried to get out of his car, he shot her in the back. The man tried to run off, but he was quickly taken into custody.

She was taken to an area hospital and is conscious and breathing, according to police.

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